Nov 6, 2012 9:00pm PST
and we are waiting for both romney and president obama to speak tonight and we will bring you that live as soon as they take the is stage in respective cities. good evening thanks for joining us. >> i'm carolyn johnson. president now has at least 275 electoral votes enough to serve 4 more years in the white hous house. >> abc news first made the projection-hour ago or so when the president won in the battle ground state of ohio and we can show you now the updated electoral college map so crucial to the process. again 2 70 votes needed to win. president obama after winning in key states like ohio has 2 81 electoral votes. again over the 2 70 to win. romney at this moment with florida stit still to be heard from and couple other states like virginia h2o 3 electoral votes. >> team coverage for you tonight. laura is live at mitt romney election headquarters in boston. >> and mark live in chicago at the obama headquarters and mark let's start with you there obviously an exciting time in chicago. >> half hour ago when they made the announcement this place erupted. reminded me of 4 years
Nov 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
and oil and natural gas. when i am elected,we are going it change course on energy. >> mitt romney and barack obama speaking just moments ago in the final push of this campaign. good evening. i'm dan ashley. the race is razor tight, the tracking poll of this campaign before election day shows president obama leading romney among likely voters, 50-47 percent. we have karen travers live in chicago, with the latest one day before we vote. >> reporter: good evening. the candidates are wrapping up their final exhausting push to win votes. this race is tight. it is going down to the wire. both campaigns say they have the winning formula. >> are you fired up? [cheering] >> are you ready to go? >> reporter: it was a mad scramble to the financial line. for months, they have been criss-crossing the brattle ground states. tonight, president obama and rim mitt romney were just 10 miles apart in columbus, ohio. >> here's the thing, ohio. we know what change looks like. and what he's tell -- selling ain't it. >> reporter: the president has jay-z. [singing rap] >> reporter: and bruce springsteen.
Nov 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
a majority of voters, but this time their share of the electorate was the lowest ever. while governor romney won by big margin he still lost. that is because of all the groups that voted for president obama. think of them as the diverse modern family voter. first, there is minority. making up largest share of voters on record. latinos are now 10% of the electorate. more than twice as many unmarried women backing obama over romney. again he won big with young people. >> this electorate is here to stay. it's only going to increase. >> rapidly turning red and blue america into a much more colorful place. >> dan: moving on now. it sounds like from bruce willis. [ female announcer ] welcome, one and all, to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor. a feeding frenzy, to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever your craving. spend $25, and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or spend $25, and a frozen butterball turkey, just 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanks
Nov 14, 2012 9:00pm PST
the election, now to mitt romney's eye rising comment. he is telling his donors he lost his election because president obama showered voters with gifts. david muir has that story. >> romney leaving his hotel the day after the election, next to the convention center where we was to deliver the one speech he had written, his victory speech, but mitt romney has been explaining his loss. it started at a breakfast the very next morning. now today, eye-opening explanation yet during a conference call with a even larger group of donors. he is saying that he won in part because of gifts the obama administration had given to particular groups in this country. >> what the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of base coalition given extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> among those groups the gifts went to, romney discusses the african-american community, young people and hispanic community. here offering one of gifts to them. >> what the president did he gave them two -- one big gift on immigration with the dream act
Nov 8, 2012 9:00pm PST
to see if mitt romney had actually won the election. >> plus pay off facebook is making to the neighbors on the peninsula including one that surely doesn't need the money. >>> also. new york disaster response chief is fired for what he did during super storm [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. jeans sz. >> u.s. nraev is punishing the seal team 6 including one who is on the mission that killed osama bin laden. for helping a redwood city company develop a new video game. electronic arts or ea for short produced medal of honor war fighter and began distributing the game
Nov 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
of ohio, mitt romney told the crowd the president failed to bring the hope and change he promised four years ago. >> he promised to do so very much but frankly he fell so very short. he promised to be a post partisan president, but he has been most partisan and divisive, blaming and attacking and dividing. >> with two days to go, chaos in florida. an election office closed for a time preventing voters to write in absentee ballots. raft is very close. a new poll shows 49% of likely voters support obama, 48% romney. >> ama: now, the candidates have less than 48 hours to make their closing argument and they are making their cases at large rallies in front of large crowds in the final hours. >> ama: and stay with "abc 7 news" for complete election results tuesday. get realtime results on abc7news.com and we'll have live updates all night long and through twitter bay area. >> we have a bit of a warmup. >> it's been terrific, 70s and 80s. most locations warmed eight degrees, we'll go five to six degrees tomorrow as well as tuesday. and near record or record category as far as november temper
Nov 28, 2012 9:00pm PST
the election, president obama will meet privately with the man he beat in the race for president, mitt romney. they will talk tomorrow about ideas reviving the economy. president obama said that he would reach out to mitt romney and hold that private meeting after the election. today the president met with yahoo ceo marissa myer. she is trying to avoid the fiscal cliff. and she told a reporter, quote the baby has been way easier than everybody made it out to be. 37-year-old added she had an easy pregnancy and two-year-old son has been easy. she is very clear on her priorities, god, family and yahoo in that order. in the five months she has been in charge and yahoo took has hit 52 week highs. >> as we continue. search for robbers in a outrageous jewelry heist. we hope the video will help track them down. a helicopter flight and experimental technology for medical transplants. medical transplants. a when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chas
Nov 29, 2012 9:00pm PST
mitt romney at the what it house today to have lunch with the president. talk was private. everyone wondering if they would agree to work together on america impending fiscal crisis. don't count on. that president obama did not ask romney to broker a deal. the 2 simply agreed to keep in touch. >> first for new york city. this monday was the first day that anyone can remember when there was no violent crime n.new york city. for 24 hours. there was not a single report of a person being shot. stabbed. or subjected to violence of any kind. kments as city is on target to have the lowest murder rate since 1960. police attribute it to putting officers in specific 80's known for crime. >> on the subject of new york finest. one officer is certainly living up to that title. dan harris on a viral photograph of policeman and man who had no shoes. >> new york city police officer on frigid november night in times square bending down to give a homeless and shoeless man a pair of brand new boots. this scene would have gone unnoticed except jennifer foster a tourist just happened to be there.